Privacy Policy

Welcome and thank you for visiting This new Privacy Policy is effective May 21, 2018

(Updates: 1/1/19, 10/8/2018, 7/20/2018, 7/5/2018, 6/15/2018)

Who We Are:

Dreams of My Own is a sole proprietor business, owned by Prophese Fuentes operating under this assumed name, based in Minnesota, USA with a registered address of 7287 153rd Street West 240955, Apple Valley, Minnesota, with its website address as Dreams of My Own referred to as “DOMO”, “we”, “us”, or “our” throughout this Privacy Policy, is an online blog and community network providing informative and resourceful information for single moms and dads.

For the purposes of data protection, Dreams of My Own is the primary data controller of this website. This privacy policy sets out how Dreams of My Own collects, uses, discloses, stores and protects any information that you give Dreams of My Own when you use this website.

Dreams of My Own is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Dreams of My Own may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and will indicate so at the top of its content. We will also announce any changes to this privacy policy and our reason for doing so through email.

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It:

Personal data is not just created by a user’s interactions with our site. Personal data is also generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third-party embeds. We might collect or receive personal data from you via our website, forms, comments or brand pages on social media or otherwise. Sometimes you give this to us directly (e.g. when you become a client when you contact us when you’re referred), sometimes we collect it (e.g. using cookies to understand how you use our websites). What information we collect from you depends on the interaction you have with our company.

Scheduling/booking from our website or over the phone

When scheduling or booking from our site or over the phone we collect all the details necessary for a brief intake or assessment of your case. These include name, email address, phone number, postal address, and card details or payment information. We use this information in the following ways:
1.For intake, assessment or data collecting
2.To contact you about your interest, case or service
3.To create reports and analyze customer behavior
4.To send you more relevant marketing material (if you’ve opted into our newsletters). This processing constitutes profiling under the GDPR and we process your personal data in this way as it is in our legitimate interest to offer you a personalized experience on our site and to provide you with personalized marketing.

If you do not opt into our marketing emails, we will not send you marketing material. However, we will still email you details about your inquiry or case. The lawful basis for contacting you and storing your data is ‘legitimate interest’.

Creating an account

When you create an account on our site, we collect the information you give us. This always includes the name and email address. If you allow, we also collect postal address, phone number, date of birth and gender. We use this information to create a more personal experience for you as you seek out our services, analyzing it to improve our site and using it in our reports. This processing counts as profiling under the GDPR and we process your personal data in this way as it is in our legitimate interest. If you have opted into our newsletter, we will also use this information to send you more relevant emails. If you do not opt into our marketing emails, we will not send you marketing material. However, we will still email you a welcome email to ensure we have your correct details. You can update your details at any time by going into your account on our website. The lawful basis for storing your data in this way is ‘legitimate interest’.

Opting into our newsletter

When you opt into our newsletter (either through the field on our homepage or by checking the opt-in box when creating an account or checking out) we collect your email address. We use this to send you our newsletters, including offers and promotions to you. When you opt in we will send you a welcome email to ensure you want to receive our newsletter from us.

If at any time you wish to stop being sent our newsletter from us, you can click ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of any email we have sent you. You can also contact us HERE and request to be removed or alternatively edit your newsletter settings within your account page. After unsubscribing we will still send you transactional emails and emails regarding changes to our site, policies or company.

Interacting with our customer services team

In order to offer a complete service, we will also store data and records from any interaction with our customer services team. We may refer to these at a later date to improve the website and your experience as a customer. As with all the data we store we will keep these records securely.


Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection, using Akismet. Akismet is an anti-spam service that collects information about visitors who comment on our site. The information collected typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. For more information about cookies, please visit

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Contact Forms:

We use a contact form plugin, that captures personal data when you submit one of our contact forms. Your contact information is not stored by the third party plugin. YOur information is submitted to Dreams of My Own admin team who stores your information for a period of three (3) months in order to follow up with you for customer service purposes if no action of confirmed service is taken. If an action results in confirmed services by Integrous Resolution Services, your information will be kept for the duration of your case. Please note we do not use the information submitted for marketing purposes.

Embedded Content From Other Websites:

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand our website’s traffic and our webpage usage.

If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics, you can download the Google Analytics opt-out browser @

How We Protect Your Data:

We keep all personal information we have for as long as you have an account with us or as long as we need to provide our services. We are under obligation to keep all transactional data for 6 years. We may keep it longer than this if we still require it for trend analysis and reporting unless you request for it to be deleted. Upon request, we can remove your account from our systems but we will still need to keep all transactional data until the 6 years is up. We keep your personal data until you request your data to be removed from our marketing database.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Data Breach Procedures We Have In Place:

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We store all data we collect on servers within the European Economic Area (“EEA”). In some cases when but we may also transfer your data outside of the EEA to secure servers. Where this is the case the data transfer will be carried out in compliance with applicable laws.

Who We Share Your Data With:

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. In some cases, we need to share your data with third parties in order to fulfill the services we offer. However, these parties will only use your personal information to fulfill our services. We do not allow our 3rd parties to use your information for their own marketing, to fulfill services for other companies or to pass it on.

We use various 3rd parties including:
1.Payment providers – So we can take your order
2.Referral partners – so we can get further information as requested or obliged in a case
3.Data analysis companies – to analyze your data and improve the on-site experience
4.Marketing companies – to improve our service and your experience

When we are legally obligated to we may also share your personal information with governmental and law enforcement agencies.

How Long We Retain Your Data:

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Links to other websites:

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data:

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;
•the right to be informed;
•the right of access;
•the right to rectification;
•the right to erasure;
•the right to restrict processing;
•the right to data portability;
•the right to object; and
•the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

To inquire about any of the above please contact our Customer Services team HERE or at the address below. We will ensure to deal with your request as quickly as we can where we’re obliged to.

Dreams of My Own
7287 153rd Street West, #240955
Apple Valley, MN 55124 USA

We strive to protect your data and use it only as discussed in this policy. If for any reason you have a complaint on how we have managed your data please get in contact with our customer service team. If they are unable to resolve your issue, you may also get in contact with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO):

List of cookies we collect:

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.



mage -banners -cache -storage
mage -cache-session
mage -cache -storage
mage -cache -storage -section -invalidation
mage -messages
mage -translation -file -version
mage -translation -storage
private _content _version
product _data _storage
recently _compared _product
recently _compared _product _previous
recently _viewed _product
recently _viewed _product _previous
section _data _ids
store Temporary information on your session. This information is needed to optimize the speed of the website or used to provide Shopping Bag functionality.
WordPress _test _cookie
WordPress _logged _in
wp -settings -3
wp -settings -30
wp -settings -time -3
wp -settings -time -30 Our website software use these cookies to determine if you are logged in or not. They are necessary for the operation of our site
sentisum _session Persistent cookies preserved through browser shutdowns. This means, even if you close this page today and ever return there in future, our website will know you’re a returning visitor. This may be used for “remember me” features, as well as persistent user tracking.
form _key Stores randomly generated a key used to prevent forged requests
_hj Included In Sample Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.
stc [site id] This is the third party cookie used to store all the other cookie data in a shortened form.
candid_userid A cookie that allows GetCandid to function on our site
_ga, _gat, _gid Cookies used to create reports in Google Analytics
__ cfduid This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.
_ncuid, IDE, DSID, Cto_lwid, icts, rmuid Google double click cookies used to improve advertising